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Forum: Battle scooters 01-25-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,123
Posted By scootermann
I don't think inmates wave—as such, especially if...

I don't think inmates wave—as such, especially if you have an ADV sticker on your scoot. Sounds like a great trip.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,810
Posted By scootermann
If you intend on doing some highway (not...

If you intend on doing some highway (not interstate, although the Majesty can handle it) riding, I would go with the Majesty. If your requirements are that you only occasionally go highway, a 250...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,456
Posted By scootermann
How much of a discount would you expect on a hot...

How much of a discount would you expect on a hot dog?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-26-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,382
Posted By scootermann
Go to Twisted Throttle and search by bike. I put...

Go to Twisted Throttle and search by bike. I put one of the Vario "spoilers" on my Majesty and it works pretty good to eliminate MOST of the buffeting. I'm 6'2" and the very top of my helmet gets a...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,494
Posted By scootermann
Sorry, I'm lazy and didn't read this entire...

Sorry, I'm lazy and didn't read this entire thread. Wondered if you have considered the Yamaha Majesty? A great 400. I only slightly tweaked mine by adding Dr. Pulley 14gr sliders (stock are 15) and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By scootermann
Lots of tweaks you can do to make the Majesty (or...

Lots of tweaks you can do to make the Majesty (or any scooter) more user-friendly. I rode in the NC mountains with my buddy and his 1200GS, The Majesty had no problem with the pace (and neither did...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-27-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,827
Posted By scootermann
In regards to riding position; I am 6'2", 190lbs...

In regards to riding position; I am 6'2", 190lbs and have been in the saddle of my Majesty for 6 hours at a stretch—in the twisties and on the highway. I ain't no youngster, and riding on that scoot...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,827
Posted By scootermann
As per Honda USA, only the NC700X dual sport will...

As per Honda USA, only the NC700X dual sport will be in the USA for the foreseeable future. Which is odd, since the advantage of that new series is the commonality of all the bikes.

The Beemer is...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,827
Posted By scootermann
So... if you have a couple of years to decide,...

So... if you have a couple of years to decide, you may be able to read all the different opinions on what is the best scooter... some folks go for comfort; some think anything less than a 600 is a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,777
Posted By scootermann
If you want high viz, try Olympia. I have the...

If you want high viz, try Olympia. I have the Bonneville (see avatar) and right now they can be found on Ebay new for $79. I paid $179. They have lots of nice, well made, high viz motorcycle...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By scootermann
Looking for half a windscreen...

I am looking to acquire the top half of a windscreen (most any make would work, but Majesty would be perfect) so that I can make an adjustable screen for my Majesty. I could use the bottom half if it...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,504
Posted By scootermann
I have two words for you... RE FLEX ...

I have two words for you...

RE FLEX

Fast enough for the highway, small enough for the city... and 75 mpg. Used ones are inexpensive and bullet-proof.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,744
Posted By scootermann
Yeah, I have a scooter and have been wanting to...

Yeah, I have a scooter and have been wanting to get a motorcycle... just can't figure out why. One of my best buddies has a couple of BMWs (1200GS, 650GS, 1150RT) and we went and rode the "Dragon"...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,288
Posted By scootermann
I had the good fortune to cash in on Frank...

I had the good fortune to cash in on Frank Thomas's bad fortune when they went out of business (or at least, Cycle Gear quit carrying them). Picked up a pair of "Storm" waterproof insulated gloves...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-28-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By scootermann
yeah right, like you have a bike to ride.... I...

yeah right, like you have a bike to ride.... I told you, get a scooter!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,374
Posted By scootermann
Agree. It's your decision to make. However,...

Agree. It's your decision to make. However, (IMHO) a maxi scoot is the best of both worlds. My two brothers ride big cruisers and my two sons ride "super motos." I like my Yamaha Majesty 400; capable...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-15-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,683
Posted By scootermann
Obviously an evil plot put forward by the scooter...

Obviously an evil plot put forward by the scooter tire lobbyists.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 26,182
Posted By scootermann
If they offered a "European delivery" program,...

If they offered a "European delivery" program, like they did with their cars, I would have to get one. The Z3 (which was built here in South Carolina) could be purchased in Europe, to NA specs, and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,162
Posted By scootermann
It ain't yo' mama's scooter.

It ain't yo' mama's scooter.
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